Wells Driving Test Centre

Currently there are no practical driving test centres in Wells, Somerset. Listed below are the closest DVSA practical driving test centres to Wells Somerset.

When choosing your driving test centre, it may be worth checking the driving test centre pass rates before booking your test. Some driving test centres, especially those in congested cities can have lower pass rates due to high traffic density and difficult test routes.

Which ever driving test centre you decide to take the driving test from, they will all feature a similar structure during the test. The driving test from all test centres will feature:

  • 1 of the possible 4 manoeuvres
  • 1 in 3 possibility of the emergency stop
  • 10 minutes of independent driving
  • 2 Show Me Tell Me questions at the start of the driving test

Bristol (Brislington)

Government Buildings, Flowers Hill Bath Road, Brislington, Bristol, City of Bristol BS4 5JX
Approximate distance from Wells Somerset: 16 miles


Plot 11, Sunnyside Road, North Industrial Estate , Weston Super Mare. Somerset BS23 3PZ
Approximate distance from Wells Somerset: 17 miles


Maltravers House, Petters Way, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 1SH
Approximate distance from Wells Somerset: 19 miles


Siston Centre, Station Road Kingswood, Bristol, City of Bristol BS15 4GQ
Approximate distance from Wells Somerset: 20 miles

Bristol (Southmead)

2 Concord Drive, Southmead, Bristol, City of Bristol BS10 6PZ
Approximate distance from Wells Somerset: 20 miles


Test candidates taking their practical may benefit from booking a driving test around the quietest times of day. Peak traffic times (rush hour) often makes for a more stressful test. To book your practical driving test, see the available options below.

Book a driving test by phone
Driving tests can be booked by telephone where an automated service will take you through the process. The book a driving test section details the process and telephone numbers needed to book a test at your chosen test centre. If you require a person to speak to, a Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) assistant can be reached by following the prompts.

Book your driving test online
The majority of test candidates book their driving test over the internet as the available free test slots are made visible to be taken. To make a test booking at chosen test centre, see the book a driving test section.

Rescheduling or cancelling the driving test
Driving Tests can be rescheduled or cancelled. Changing your driving test date can be done providing three working days’ notice is given. To cancel your test and receive a full refund from DVSA bookings, three working days’ notice must also be provided. Saturdays are also classed as a working day.


For driving test booking and test amendments such as rescheduling or cancelling, please only contact the DVSA as above. Test centre staff may be contacted directly if you have a question that directly relates to your test – examples may include an issue with your test vehicle (see cars for the driving test), or if a test is still going ahead due to bad weather (see driving tests in bad weather for further information). Your test centre contact telephone details  may be located driving test centre contact numbers section.

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